The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 207 196 179
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 51 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.37% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 1.55% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 23
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£170 £258 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.98% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £114 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £199 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.72% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.13 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.98%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2485 2058 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.26% 24.12% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 992 781
Average daily rate £325 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 226 241
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 23 £200 - 5
Buckinghamshire -15 17 £139 -42.29% 1
Berkshire -11 4 £260 +4.00%
Kent - 2 £175 - 1
Surrey -4 1 - -
Oxfordshire -19 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista.

1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (58.21%) Security Cleared
3 37 (55.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (53.73%) Active Directory
5 33 (49.25%) VMware
5 33 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (47.76%) SQL
7 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
8 26 (38.81%) Firewall
9 25 (37.31%) DV Cleared
10 24 (35.82%) Windows 7
10 24 (35.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 24 (35.82%) MSI
11 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
12 18 (26.87%) MS Office
13 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
13 17 (25.37%) HP
14 16 (23.88%) Service Management
15 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (22.39%) McAfee
15 15 (22.39%) Lumension
16 14 (20.90%) Windows 8
16 14 (20.90%) PowerShell
16 14 (20.90%) Citrix
16 14 (20.90%) Oracle
16 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
17 13 (19.40%) Service Delivery
17 13 (19.40%) ITIL
18 12 (17.91%) MCSE
18 12 (17.91%) Backup Exec

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.48%) Lync
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Office
2 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) Firewall
2 4 (5.97%) LAN
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) 3G
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.49%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) ADSL
5 1 (1.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) MSI
2 10 (14.93%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (7.46%) Retail
2 4 (5.97%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Analyst
2 15 (22.39%) Support Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Service Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (14.93%) Build Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
8 5 (7.46%) IT Support
9 4 (5.97%) Support Technician
10 3 (4.48%) Deskside Support
10 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support Technician
10 3 (4.48%) Desktop Technician
11 2 (2.99%) Service Desk Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Help Desk Support
11 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) IT Support Analyst
11 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) EPoS
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) NGOSS
3 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.49%) Life Science
3 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.49%) iPad
3 1 (1.49%) Xbox
3 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (55.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (35.82%) Windows 7
4 14 (20.90%) Windows 8
5 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
6 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (11.94%) Windows 2000
8 7 (10.45%) UNIX
9 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.49%) Solaris
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Service Management
2 13 (19.40%) Service Delivery
2 13 (19.40%) ITIL
3 11 (16.42%) Migration
4 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.93%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.49%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.49%) V-Model
5 1 (1.49%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.49%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.49%) CRM
5 1 (1.49%) Scrum
5 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.49%) eTOM
5 1 (1.49%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.49%) Time Management
5 1 (1.49%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.49%) Regression Testing
5 1 (1.49%) Security Management
5 1 (1.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) C
3 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (58.21%) Security Cleared
2 25 (37.31%) DV Cleared
3 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
5 12 (17.91%) MCSE
6 11 (16.42%) MCP
7 4 (5.97%) MCITP
8 2 (2.99%) MOS
8 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.49%) ISEB
9 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.49%) MCDST
9 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (53.73%) Active Directory
2 33 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.49%) Xen
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (17.91%) Backup Exec
3 10 (14.93%) OVSD
4 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.49%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) VMware
2 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.37%) HP
4 15 (22.39%) McAfee
4 15 (22.39%) Lumension
5 14 (20.90%) Citrix
5 14 (20.90%) Oracle
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco
7 2 (2.99%) Adobe
7 2 (2.99%) Sophos
7 2 (2.99%) Apple
7 2 (2.99%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) Infovista
8 1 (1.49%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.49%) BT
8 1 (1.49%) Wyse
8 1 (1.49%) Altiris
8 1 (1.49%) Google
8 1 (1.49%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.49%) IBM